Shale Makes U.S. Manufacturers, Economy More Competitive

American natural gas development is strengthening the U.S. economy and making domestic manufacturing more competitive, two recently released economic reports conclude. Researchers at the prestigious London School of Economics, in one report, find that natural gas development “has made U.S. manufacturing more competitive” and helped advance American manufacturing exports to the world. The economic experts […]

Top Ten Shale Highlights of 2016

Responsible natural gas development continues to Move America Forward as Pennsylvania, once again, safely produced record amounts of clean-burning natural gas that’s boosting our economy, strengthening our air quality, driving a manufacturing renaissance, and enhancing America’s energy security. Here are the year’s top shale-related headlines: Natural Gas Strengthens America’s Air Quality Thanks to clean-burning natural […]

Natural Gas Boosts U.S. Economy, Environment & Energy Security

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Pa. Voters “Strongly Support” Energy Infrastructure Development

Support  for energy development and infrastructure growth is “nearly universal” among Pennsylvania voters, according to a new survey released by the National Association of Manufacturers and the Pa. Manufacturers’ Association. Specifically, the poll found “84 percent of Pa. voters support increasing energy development in the U.S.” Support for much-needed energy infrastructure development crosses party lines, […]

Marcellus Shale Transforms U.S. into an Energy Superpower

In a Tuesday morning headline, Bloomberg News asked the question: “Can the U.S. Become an Energy Superpower in 2017?” Well, it already is, thanks to American shale development. Now families, manufacturers, our environment, and national security are stronger because of the United States’ position as a global energy leader. Much of the credit for this […]

We’re Thankful for Clean, Abundant American Natural Gas

As we gather with family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving, we’re thankful for our domestic energy revolution and the hundreds of thousands of hard-working men and women who produce affordable, reliable supplies of clean American natural gas in the Marcellus Shale and elsewhere. In less than a decade, America’s energy outlook has transformed from scarcity […]

Powering Pennsylvania Directly From the Marcellus

Pennsylvania now has a second major power plant supplying affordable electricity to 1 million homes by tapping the Marcellus Shale directly below. Panda Power Funds this week flipped the switch on its Patriot generating station in Lycoming County with a commissioning event at the state-of-the-art plant. The 829-megawatt plant joins Panda’s Liberty station – commissioned just […]

American Natural Gas Exports Boost U.S. Energy Security

For the first time since the 1950s, U.S. natural gas exports have surpassed imports, representing an historic milestone in America’s energy revolution, as Platts recently reported, that continues to deliver benefits for consumers, manufacturers, and our environment, while strengthening America’s influence abroad. This significant progress – which some would have never expected just a decade […]

What Would a Hydraulic Fracturing Ban Mean for Pa. Families?

What if responsible natural gas development were banned? How would that impact Pa.’s economy and working families? According to a new report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Pa. would be one of the economically hardest hit states if responsible oil and natural gas were banned. In fact, according to the  report, the Commonwealth would […]

American Natural Gas Spurs Manufacturing Job Growth

America’s “manufacturing sector is experiencing a significant rebirth,” a new white paper by experts at FTI Consulting concludes. The key driver? Safe, responsible natural gas development. That’s right. The new report — “The Economic Benefits of a Continued U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance” — cites affordable and reliable American oil and natural gas as a principle driver […]